The Harvard Semitic Museum Palmyrene Collection

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Maura K. Heyn, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: Three Palmyrene funerary busts are part of the collections of the Harvard Semitic Museum. This article discusses the epitaphs, the portraits, and their stylistic features, summarizes the funerary busts’ documented history of possession, and offers a palaeographic analysis of the inscriptions.

Additional Information

Bulletin of The American Schools of Oriental Research 380: 231-246
Language: English
Date: 2018
Palmyra, funerary portraiture, Palmyrene Aramaic, Palmyrene epigraphy, Palmyrene palaeography

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